Election of Speaker

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1 March 1950.

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Mr. Speaker-Elect:

(standing on the upper step): Before taking my seat, I wish to thank the House most sincerely for the great honour which it has done me in electing me once again to the Chair, the greatest honour that the House of Commons can confer on one of its Members.